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The peti is elevated from the ground with four turned wooden legs. There are three visual segments to the casket, each with a geometric floral motif. The shallow wood carving also has borders around the motif.

Details

  • Title: Peti (Casket)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving, Turning
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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